Cookie Party

Buttercream Icing Recipe

3 cups confectioner’s sugar

1/3 cup butter

1-2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine all ingredients and mix until smooth. If icing is a little runny add more sugar. If it’s too thick add more milk.

I sent a message out to the Twitter Universe last week asking for a sugar cookie icing recipe and “Coco” sent me this recipe:

1 cup powdered sugar

2 Tablespoons water or lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

Mix together and then add food coloring.

The lemon icing was really delicious. I added food coloring to each batch. Let the cookie decorating begin!

Did you spot Fat Kitty helping out?

Author: Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

12 thoughts on “Cookie Party”

  1. I made this exact frosting last night but had no cookies to put it on. I had a hankering…but our oven is broken.
    I just mixed some up in a coffee cup and I ate it with a spoon. It was a very small batch šŸ˜‰

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